Bi-Monthly Newsletter from The Ancestor Hunt – April 30, 2021

Hello to The Ancestor Hunt readers! Here is the latest Bi-monthly Newsletter. It includes links to all of the articles published since the previous newsletter, as well as articles that I think you might find interesting from other authors. It also includes research tips, a joke or two, and other interesting genealogical stuff. It is …

Free North Dakota Online Cemetery and Burial Records

Cemetery records and cemeteries in general are a very large part of our family history and is a significant pursuit for many genealogists.  Sometimes, the information on a headstone is the only information available for certain ancestors. What can you find in these records? How about birth, marriage, and death information and clues to military service, …

Connecticut Digital Newspaper Project Adds 2 New Titles from the 1800s

The Connecticut State Library has just announced the addition of 2 new titles from the 1800s that have been  added to Chronicling America. From the State Library: “The CT Digital Newspaper Project (CDNP) is excited to announce that two more historic Connecticut newspapers have been added to Chronicling America – the Litchfield County Post and the Litchfield Enquirer! …

GenealogyBank Adds/Updates 63 Titles – March, 2021

GenealogyBank, a subscription newspaper site, has announced its’ updates for March, 2021. There are 39 New Titles, and 24 Titles that have had issues added in the previous month. From GenealogyBank:Here are some of the details about our most recent U.S. newspaper additions: A total of 52 titles from 24 states, plus 11 national titles 39 …

Free Arizona Obituaries and Obituary Index Links

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries. Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information and sometimes more importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often not …

FamilySearch New and Updated Collections – January 1-31, 2021

Source: familysearch.org ​FamilySearch continues to add or update their records collections at a fast pace for us to search. ​​ For the period of January 1-31, 2021,  the added/updated collections are: Alabama, Military Discharge Records, ca.1918 – ca.1962 Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974 Argentina, Entre Ríos, Catholic Church Records, 1764-1983 Argentina, Entre Ríos, Civil Registration, 1860-1965 Argentina, Salta, …

Doing Your Autobiography or a Memorial? Try Audiobiography – A Fantastic Option!

  I have been having discussions for the last year or so with my friend Alan Martin about recording one’s family history as an alternative or adjunct to writing it. I have been writing my ancestor’s family history through blog posts on my two family history websites for years.  I fully intend to write a book …

Need Help With Your Genealogy Research? Check out Trace

  About a month ago. I came in contact with Wesley Eames of Trace.com. After a lengthy discussion, I asked Wes if I could interview him and share the exciting work that Trace is doing for its customers. Below is that interview. If you are like me, you have been doing your own genealogy research …

1,195 Free Obituary and Obituary Index Collection Links for the Southern States

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries.  Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information and sometimes more importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often not …

Free Mississippi Obituaries and Obituary Index Links

  One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries. Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information and sometimes more importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often …